Associate Professor David Shaker
Qualifications: MBBCh FRCS, FRGOG, FRANZCOG, MMEd (Dundee)
Also practises general Gynaecology
Also practises Obstetrics
Dr Shaker graduated in 1986 and attained Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK (FRCS) in 1993. Later, he attained membership of the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (RCOG) UK in 1995. He received special training in advanced laparoscopic surgery and obtained RCOG certificate of laparoscopic surgical training.
Dr Shaker worked in different consultant positions in UK before moving to Australia in 2007, to take a consultant position at Rockhampton Hospital.
He was appointed as Associate Professor at the University of Queensland in 2013. He also is a member of the board of examiners of Royal Australasian College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (FRANZCOG) and the Australian Medical Council Exam (AMC).
Besides his clinical work, Dr Shaker has special interest in medical education and scholarship in medicine. He completed Masters degree in medical education at the university of Dundee, UK. His thesis focused on the process of learning and teaching surgical techniques. He also is a member of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers, Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh, UK and a member of the Editorial Board for the RCOG continuous professional development Journal (The Obstetrician and Gynaecologist).
Dr Shaker currently practices as a private obstetrician and Gynaecologist at Rockhampton and IVF specialist at Monash IVF Rockhampton.